ST. LOUIS, MO – Multiple people were injured after around seven vehicles collided on I-44 yesterday afternoon near the Soulard area, according to KMOV.
The accident happened on eastbound I-44, near Jefferson Avenue and the I-55 split, at about 4:30 p.m.
Seven cars collided, resulting in two people being trapped within the wreckage. They were later rescued by emergency crews.
Two people were severely injured in the crash and taken to the hospital for treatment.
Five other people were either hospitalized or treated at the scene with undisclosed wounds.
Authorities closed the three left lanes of the highway for multiple hours following the crash.
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